Jazz Greats Explore New York with No Destination in Mind

Jazz is never stagnant. The best live players are able to hop between keys and rhythms with an acute sense of place, asking where the song is headed and where they plan to interject. The genre is generous and has infinite facets, allowing veterans and newcomers to often occupy the same spotlight. Last winter, national stalwarts came together to form New York United—both a four-piece … Continue reading Jazz Greats Explore New York with No Destination in Mind

sawdustandgin: You would expect for a song called “Sad” to be comprised of soft folk strumming, but this tune from Bartosz Ługowski’s latest album, Pogoda, is barely melancholy. Turns out, in Ługowski’s native language, Polish, ‘sad’ actually translates to ‘court.’  UPDATE: Bartosz Ługowski reached out to let me know that Google translate is garbage. ‘Sad’ is in fact Polish for ‘orchard,’ which actually makes the most sense out of any of … Continue reading